Easy Tomato And Shrimp Gumbo Recipe


Cooking Time33 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageMethod
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Onion1 Medium, sliced
 Bacon fat/Butter1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Cornstarch2 Tablespoon
 Water1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Canned stewed tomatoes32 Ounce (2 Cans, 16 Ounces Each)
 Green pepper1 Cup (16 tbs), diced
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
 Salt2 Teaspoon
 Ground nutmeg1 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Raw shrimp1 Pound, shelled and deveined
 Frozen okra20 Ounce, defrosted, cut into 1 inch pieces (2 Packages)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1618 Calories from Fat 569

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 63 g97.7%

Saturated Fat 23.3 g116.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 738.1 mg

Sodium 6702.6 mg279.3%

Total Carbohydrates 159 g53%

Dietary Fiber 34.6 g138.5%

Sugars 52.3 g

Protein 116 g232.5%

Vitamin A 100.4% Vitamin C 549.1%

Calcium 109.5% Iron 160.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In 3-qt casserole place onion and butter.
Microwave at High (10) 3 Minutes, stirring after 2 minutes, until onion is limp.
In small bowl stir together cornstarch and water.
Add to onion along with tomatoes, green pepper, garlic, salt, nutmeg, pepper, shrimp and okra.
Stir well.
Cover Microwave at Medium High (7) 29 to 31 Minutes, stiring and recovering after 1/2 of time.